During the daily press briefing of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, it was announced that Mexico will receive 1.4 million doses of the vaccine by the end of January. Is that optimistic enough for the peso?
Chinese yuan weakens as risk-on sentiment fades
The trade tensions between the US and China weakened the offshore yuan. USD/CNH has risen above the weekly pivot resistance at 6.8828. At the moments bulls are targeting the next resistance at 6.9221. Such oscillators as Stochastics and RSI show that the market is in the overbought conditions. If bears take over the market, they will pull the pair to the support near the 200-day SMA at 6.8254.
The Canadian central bank will make a monetary policy report and announce interest rates on Wednesday, January 20, at 17:00 MT time. Also, the BOC press conference will be held later.
USD’s rally takes a pause, while riskier assets are modestly rising.
We are now past the middle of January, and this means that the largest US companies will report their earnings for the fourth quarter and many of them will provide the results of the entire 2020.